Category Archives: Beginners

Diversifying investments through ETF trading 

Written on February 22, 2024 at 1:54 pm, by

ETFs, or Exchange-Traded Funds, are gaining popularity among investors for their simplicity and versatility. They provide an easy way to invest in a range of assets, making them accessible for non-professional traders.  Imagine being able to invest in a diverse basket of stocks or bonds without the complexity of managing individual assets—that’s the power ofContinue Reading

Size matters: Mastering a winning position sizing strategy 

Written on January 8, 2024 at 2:44 pm, by

Renowned investor Warren Buffett, ranked as the fourth wealthiest person globally, boasts a net worth of approximately $120 billion.  His strategic prowess lies in his distinctive position sizing approach, emphasising concentration within a margin of safety.  Unlike conventional diversification, Buffett’s strategy involves substantial investments in a select few stocks with robust fundamentals—a testament to hisContinue Reading

A Thrilling Journey through Bull and Bear Markets

Written on January 5, 2024 at 12:52 pm, by

Embarking on the exhilarating journey of Forex trading is like riding a rollercoaster, with its ups and downs, twists, and turns. Just like a rollercoaster ride, the financial markets can be thrilling, and sometimes, unpredictable.  In the last Bull market, spanning from March 2009 to February 2020, the S&P 500 surged an astonishing 339%, transformingContinue Reading

Decoding the Forex Dilemma: Manual Trading vs. Algorithmic Trading 

Written on December 15, 2023 at 7:56 am, by

In the fast-paced world of Forex trading, where fortunes can be made or lost in the blink of an eye, the importance of selecting the right trading approach cannot be overstated.  Today, over 70% of traders rely on algorithmic trading methods, as revealed by the research report “Predictive Assessment of Electronic Trade Dynamics: 2022-2027“. ThisContinue Reading

Surviving Margin Calls: A Trader’s Guide 

Written on November 28, 2023 at 10:44 am, by

Margin trading can be a double-edged sword, offering the potential for significant gains but also carrying substantial risks. In the realm of Forex trading, this dynamic becomes even more pronounced.  Traders, regardless of their experience level, must understand the intricacies of margin calls in this context. This article is dedicated to demystifying margin calls inContinue Reading

Demystifying Japanese Candlesticks: A Beginner’s Guide 

Written on October 18, 2023 at 9:46 am, by

The story of Japanese candlesticks unfolds in 18th century Japan, a time when rice trading was a pivotal economic activity. Merchants and traders required a reliable method to analyse and predict price movements of rice, a commodity of immense importance. This necessity led to the development of what we now know as Japanese candlesticks.  JapaneseContinue Reading

Chart Indicators: Data-Driven Forex Trading 

Written on October 9, 2023 at 6:07 am, by

In the not-so-distant past, Forex trading was primarily driven by intuition, market experience, and fundamental analysis. However, the introduction of Forex chart indicators revolutionised the landscape, providing traders with a powerful analytical tool that transformed decision-making.  Forex chart indicators brought a scientific approach to trading, enabling traders to objectively analyse historical price data and predictContinue Reading

Unlocking Forex Chart Secrets: Your Trading Education, Part 2

Written on September 12, 2023 at 8:28 am, by

Read Part 1 of this article to learn about the purpose of charts in Forex trading, different chart types, and how to use line charts. Bar Charts (OHLC)  OHLC stands for Open, High, Low, and Close. Bar charts are a widely used type of Forex chart that display these four key price points for eachContinue Reading

Exploring Forex Chart Types: A Trader’s Perspective, Part 1

Written on September 7, 2023 at 1:31 pm, by

Picture this: you’re standing on the bustling floor of a stock exchange, surrounded by traders frantically waving their arms, shouting buy and sell orders. The numbers on the screens are changing rapidly, and the stakes are high.  In the world of Forex trading, you may not be physically present on a trading floor, but youContinue Reading

Golden Cross, Death Cross: How to Use Simple Moving Averages in Forex Trading 

Written on September 4, 2023 at 6:38 am, by

Imagine you’re planning a road trip across the country. To make the journey smoother and safer, you rely on your GPS. This trusty device provides you with a simple yet powerful tool – the estimated time of arrival (ETA).  Now, think of Forex trading as a similar journey filled with twists and turns, where yourContinue Reading